Transport Planner

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    Transport Planning

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Imogen Wilson

Are you a Transport Planner with knowledge of Export? A leading transport company in the UK is recruiting for a Transport Planner to join them on a permanent basis in their Runcorn, Cheshire office. Salary £22-26k per annum (dependant on experience), plus excellent benefits working Mon-Fri 9-5 (may require occasional weekend and/or evening work)

As Transport Planner you will working within a small planning team, you will be responsible for export transport planning and scheduling, liaising with ferry companies with regards to bookings, managing a team of Drivers, daily reporting on empty shipments and providing quotations. You will need to demonstrate commercial and cost awareness, providing knowledge of safe loading of vehicles and securing loads as well as developing business with clients to maximise opportunities to ensure all available trailers have appropriate reloads.

It is essential that you have experience of working in a transport / freight forwarding environment with a strong geographical knowledge of UK and Europe as well as knowledge of European import / export markets. Previous experience of using a transport planning system will be useful, however in-house training will be provided. You must be a strong communicator with an excellent telephone manner and the ability to work within a small, close knit team. Knowledge of Microsoft office including Excel is essential as the role will include daily reporting.

Role would suit: Transport Planner, Logistics Planner, Export Planner, Export, Import, Export Clerk

Commutable From: Runcorn, Sutton Weaver, Dutton, Windmill Hill, Lower Whitley, Frodsham, Cheshire, Warrington

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.